Frequently Asked Questions regarding The Wheel of Time

Pam Korda

January 1995

This FAQ covers many questions and speculations of the Net.Jordanites in rec.arts.sf.written.robert-jordan. It contains Spoilers up to Lord of Chaos, so don't read it if you didn't read it yet. The FAQ valid for the time before Lord of Chaos was published is still kept around and can be accessed here . The FAQ was converted to HTML by Helmut Geyer,, and has been taken over by The Cabal {TINC},

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"Till shade is gone, till water is gone, into the Shadow with teeth bared, to spit in Sightblinder's eye on the last day!"

"I of course have zero evidence for this, but since when has that stopped any of us?" <David Wren-Hardin>

"Get your FAQs first, then you can distort 'em as you please." <Mark Twain>

"Now, what I want is FAQs. Teach these boys and girls nothing but FAQs...Plant nothing else, and root out everything else...Stick to FAQs, sir!" <Charles Dickens, Hard Times>

Further information on Jordan can be found at the Jordan Archive Homepage .

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1. Administrativa

2. Useful Information (short answers)

2a. Useful Information (short answers) Part 2

2b. Useful Information (short answers) Part 3

3. Trivial Pursuits

4. The WoT timeline

5. Hangin' loose: Unresolved plot threads

6. Some "Sweet" cover art

7. Reader's guide to Prophecy

8. Publishing stuff

9. Index